Audi R8 Highlights
Audi R8 is one of the most exquisite and powerful racing machine ever built by the Ingolstadt based auto giant. The R&D team had spent years of tireless effort in conceptualising and developing this Motorsport icon. In October 2019, the manufacturer introduced a facelifted version of this futuristic car with mild cosmetic and performance upgrades. The 2-seater vehicle features an appealing design and is available in India in only one variant- 5.2 V10 Plus. Audi sells this car in the Indian market as a CBU unit. It remains based on the Lamborghini Huracan’s carbon/aluminium framework making it light for outstanding pickup. The front face of R8 sports a single-frame honey-comb mesh grille, massive air intakes, and futuristic LED headlamps with DRLs. You can also upgrade to laser lights headlamps to enhance the visibility by up to 600 metres. The sportscar runs on 20-inch alloys with flared wheel arches.
When you spend nearly Rs 3 crore in owning a car; then the manufactures leave no stones unturned in offering unmatched safety features and top-notch luxury elements. Audi R8 is no exception; the German auto giant has crafted the cabin of R8 with premium accessories wooing upscale riders. You get a 12.3-inch Audi Cockpit digital instrument cluster replacing all the knobs and buttons offered in the first-generation model. There are also electrically-adjustable heated bucket seats at the front, automatic climate control, premium leather upholstery, and a 13-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system. The safety of the sportscar is taken care of by six airbags, carbon-ceramic brakes, cruise control, and front and rear and parking sensors. Audi R8 gets propelled by a BS-IV compliant, 5204cc, 10-cylinders In V-shape, naturally aspirated V10 petrol motor. It churns out a mammoth 602 bhp @ 8250 rpm and 560 Nm @ 6500 rpm peak torque. A 7-speed dual-clutch S-Tronic transmission gearbox transmits power through Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system. The sports car has a top speed of 330 kmph and can sprint to 100 kmph in just 3.2 seconds. Finally, Audi R8 is a phenomenal ride if you can shell out Rs 2.72 crores on it.